You might have seen your computer getting locked and an FBI message locing up the screen of your system. This is the Moneypak, which is distributed through spamming. It can make use of the vulnerabilities on your system and lock the screen of the system demanding a ransom.
But it’s better to know the fact that it’s an attempt to steal money by cyber criminals. Here’s how to remove it. You could remove it by restoring Windows to a previous state using System Restore
Here are the tips:
- Reboot your PC
- Press F8 and choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
- For Windows 8, simply hold Shift button and hit F8 key repeatedly.
- Select the Troubleshoot option, then choose Advanced Options and select Windows Startup Settings.
- Click the Restart button for hovering to the Advanced Boot Options screen.
- Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and press Enter.
- Type rstrui.exe, and press ENTER.
- With this, the system restore would start and the restore pints appear.
- Once the System Restore has completed its task, start PC on the regular mode.
- Download and install reliable anti-virus software.
- After that, simply perform a scan with the malware software.
Once you’re done with this, your system is free from the malware.
For preventing your computer from spamming,
- Never download anything from a malicious website
- Never open any attachment which is spammy
- Avoid downloading any malicious application
- Prevent any unreliable source of information from opening your system
- Prevent any pop-ups from opening up on your system
- Frequently clean your browser history
- Check control panel and uninstall any such unwanted application.
After following these tips, you could easily remove ucash Trojan from your PC.